Particle-Based Optical Materials

Session B3 (Sunday, 1400-1715)
Session Chair: Alfons van Blaaderen (Utrecht U)

1400 - 56. Pierre Wiltzius; Colloidal self-assembly and novel optical materials
1430 - 57. Paul Braun; Fabrication of highly oriented photonic crystals
1500 - Break
1515 - 58. Francisco J. Meseguer Rico; Fabrication of opal templates for photonic devices
1545 - 59. Cefe López; Photonic bandgap properties of inverse opals fabricated by various methods
1615 - 60. Clivia M. Sottomayor Torres; Properties of nanocomposites as photonic crystals
1645 - 61. Hernan Miguez; Inverse opals made by chemical vapor deposition and their photonic crystal properties
1715 End of session

Session B5 (Monday, 0900-1215)
Session Chair: Pierre Wiltzius (Lucent)

0900 - 189. Alfons van Blaaderen; Manipulation of colloidal crystallization for photonic applications
0930 - 190. David Pine; Emulsion and colloidal templating of photonic crystals
1000 - 191. Younan Xia; Fabrication of complex structures with monodisperse colloids as the building blocks
1030 - Break
1045 - 192. David Norris; Probing the photonic band gap in inverted opals
1115 - 193. George Watson; Optical measurements of band structure and impurity states in 3-D colloidal crystals
1145 - 194. Paul Mulvaney; Artificial solids based on gold colloid core-shell particles
1215 End of session

Session B7 (Monday, 1400-1715)
Session Chair: David Norris (NEC Research Institute)

1400 - 247. Nick Abbott; Topological defects formed about solid particles in thermotropic liquid crystals
1430 - 248. Vikram Sundar; Synthesis and optical characterization of quantum dot/microsphere composites
1500 - 249. Guruswamy Kumaraswamy; Novel photonic materials from self-assembly of coated colloids
1515 - Break
1530 - 250. Peter Mach; Optical switching behavior of liquid crystals incorporated into self-assembled colloids
1600 - 251. Haim Grebel; 'Nano within nano' - Semiconductor particles imbedded within synthetic opal
1630 - 252. Tetsuo Tsutsui; Control of spontaneous emission using ordered arrays of silica microspheres
1700 - 253. Kristen Constant; Optical photonic crystals synthesized from colloidal systems of polystyrene spheres and nanocrystalline titania
1715 End of session

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